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Happy First SparkVersary to Me!
Thursday, December 13, 2012      11 comments

One year ago today I signed up for SparkPeople. Happy anniversary to me! emoticon ... Read more
Strong Enough to Trust
Saturday, May 05, 2012      6 comments

Have you ever listened to one person give advice to someone else, but the wisdom triggered something in you? That happened to me this evening. I was watching an episode of "Dr. Phil," who I think has a great talent for speaking truth in a way ... Read more
Wednesday, April 18, 2012      4 comments

I have been sparking for about four months now. At first, everything here looked very overwhelming. The site offers so much that it wasn't possible to absorb it all at once. My first reaction was that there was no point in starting because it... Read more
Hit a Deer
Friday, April 13, 2012      5 comments

I did something today that I have never done before . . . but I would have been happy if I had never experienced it. While riding down the highway with a friend, two deer ran across the road in front of us. We missed the first one, but not the... Read more
Challenging Evening
Wednesday, March 21, 2012      1 comments

Boy, do I have the munchies tonight. I am not really hungry, but I still have the urge to eat something. Anything. And I am out of calories for the day. I have been doing so good lately that I am determined to stay within my calorie rang... Read more
Followup Blood Tests
Tuesday, February 21, 2012      2 comments

Wow, what a day. I have been both looking forward to and dreading this day for six months now. This journey got kick-started with my annual check up in August. The results of the blood work came back with some disturbing numbers. My liver en... Read more
What's Up?
Thursday, February 09, 2012      1 comments

I have no idea what is going on inside of me, but over the last week or so, I have been having the oddest mood swings. One minute I feel balanced and centered, the next I am certain that there is no point in trying and I want to give up. Then ... Read more
Good Day
Wednesday, February 08, 2012      2 comments

Yesterday's appointment with the nutritionist went really well. She seemed honestly pleased with the progress I have made, and said I did not need to go back for four months. Woohoo! Now I have to make sure I have more progress to show when I... Read more
Appointment with Nutritionist
Tuesday, February 07, 2012      1 comments

Later today, I have an appointment with my nutritionist. Last time we met, in December, my goal was to not gain weight over the holidays. This was just a couple of days after I signed up on SparkPeople. I am excited that I get to tell her tha... Read more
Good Week, Bad Weekend
Monday, February 06, 2012      2 comments

I did so well last week. I went out to eat twice, but each time previewed the restaurants' menus online and selected what I would order. I managed to stay within my calorie range even though one of the restaurants was Olive Garden. (And that'... Read more